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U.S. Treasury Secretary, Chinese Premier Both Scheduled to Attend Global Financial Conference in Paris

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on the state of the international financial system on June 13, 2023. Mandel NGAN / AFP

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Chinese Premier Li Qiang are both scheduled to attend the Summit for a New Global Financial Pact in Paris next week, where debt relief for the world’s poorest countries is expected to be high on the agenda.

Next week’s event, organized by French President Emmanuel Macron, will mark the first time since the end of the pandemic that senior U.S. and Chinese officials will attend a gathering like this in person.

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